OUR VISION: To Cultivate Generations of Humble, Tenacious, and Innovative Learners
OUR MISSION: To Lead Kids to Discover and Develop their Intelligence and Humanity
As our summer heads into its last month, preparations for the new school year are in full swing at Roots! Not only are teachers engaging in the usual preparation for new students and a new school year, but they are also preparing for this very unusual situation COVID 19 has put us in. We are still in the process of writing polices and completing guidelines, but Roots does intend to open on September 9th for in-person learning. This decision though does not mean school will look like its normal self! We take the health and safety of our students and staff very seriously and plan to follow guidelines set forth by the Chelan/Douglas Health Department along with LNI. We will be practicing social-distancing, rigorously cleaning several times a day with a COVID 19 registered agent, and when appropriate, wearing masks. But what we are most excited about is giving our students the unique opportunity of an outdoor classroom this fall. There is nothing more beautiful than a fall season in the Chelan Valley and we will use this outdoor time for as much in-person learning as we can! We also feel confident in offering services to families who choose distance learning. With this very optimistic plan, we are also fully prepared for distance learning and will be ready to go into that mode at a moment’s notice. Our teachers are a very dedicated group of people! Curriculum planning and the instructional map for activities and themes for the year are being designed to facilitate highly engaging activities and smooth transitions between in-person learning and distance learning. This includes decreasing online-platform learning. Please remember, new information is coming out daily so we will continue to be fluid with our planning. We thank you for your understanding and remaining flexible with us as we balance learning with personal well-being.
Enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year opens February 1! Contact us and learn about Roots’ small class sizes, individualized academic education, elevated behavior standards, and multi-age and project-based learning environments. For inquiries please call (509) 888-2906 or download an application now.
Welcome to Roots Community School
Roots Community School is an independent school located in Chelan, Washington. We enroll students in kindergarten through the sixth grade. The school cultivates humble, tenacious, and innovative learners through project-based experiential learning. The development of community responsibility and life skills is emphasized in tandem with rigorous academic study.
Roots Community School complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, handicap or sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.